‘Top Boy’ Season 3: Everything We Know So Far

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Dushane is back and he’s ready to reclaim his throne on the Summerhouse estate. It’s been six years since we last saw Ashely Walters as Dushane on our screens, and arguably it’s been far too long. With the triumphant return of Top Boy on Netflix get ready for another series of the popular British crime drama. We have everything you need to know on the third season of Top Boy, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Top Boy is a Netflix Original series that was created by Ronan Bennett. The series original network was Channel 4 but after only two seasons and eight episodes, it was canceled. If it wasn’t for the Canadian rapper Drake and fellow rapper Future the Prince, then Top Boy may have never returned. Both rappers fell in love with the series and, with Drake having offered to fund a third series back in 2015. Netflix helped revive the series, reinstating Ronan Bennett as the writer of the series while also bringing back the team that worked on the original two seasons. Drake and Future the Prince now serve as executive producers of the series.

What is the plot of Top Boy season 3?

The following plot synopsis for Top Boy season 3 has been provided by Netflix:

The new episodes pick up as Dushane returns from exile to his home in London to reclaim his throne in the highly lucrative drug market. He teams up with Sully, his spiritual brother, partner and sometime rival who is also returning to the same streets after his own form of exile – prison – comes to an end. Awaiting them both is Jamie, the young, hungry and ruthless gang leader whose ambitions leave no place for Dushane and Sully

Is Top Boy being rebooted?

It’s better to describe Top Boy as being revived rather than being rebooted.

Rebooted suggests the entire story of the first two seasons has been scrapped, which simply isn’t the case.

The story is a continuation of the previous seasons and isn’t starting from scratch.

Who is in the cast of Top Boy season 3?

The following cast members have been confirmed for Top Boy season 3:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Dushane Ashley Walters Speed Racer | Bulletproof | Bullet Boy
Jermaine Ashley Thomas The Night Of | 24: Legacy | Black Mirror
Sully Kane Robinson Rollin ‘ with the Nines | Tower Block | Point Blank
TBA Little Simz Youngers | Spirit Warriors
TBA David Omoregie Debuting in Top Boy
Jamie Michael Ward Blue Story | Dev’s Diary | The A List
Miss Griffiths Rhoda Ofori-Attah Tulip Fever | Katy | Informer
Lauryn Saffron Hocking White Gold | London Kills | Smalltown
Dris Shone Romulus Out | No Shade | The Intent
Leyton Kola Bokinni Hunter Killer | War Machine | Black Mirror
Kit Kadeem Ramsay My Brother the Devil | Sex Education | Blue Story

How many episodes will season 3 air?

The next season of Top Boy will be arriving with 10 brand new episodes! Considering the first two seasons only had four episodes, that’s a lot of Top Boy to watch.

What are the episode run times?

Each episode will have an approximate run time of an hour.

Will season 3 be available to stream in 4K?

The first two seasons weren’t shot in 4K but it’s highly likely that the next season has.

It’s fast become a priority of Netflix to add as many new 4K titles as possible.

Has Netflix released a trailer for Top Boy?

Netflix dropped a trailer for the next season of Top Boy on August 27th. Fans of the series will be even more hyped now to see Ashley Walters reprise his role as Dushane.

When is the Netflix release date for season 3 of Top Boy?

It has been confirmed that Top Boy will be returning on the 13th of September!

Will Top Boy be available to stream worldwide?

As a continuation Top Boy will be available to stream worldwide!

This also includes the UK which previously aired Top Boy on Channel 4.

What time will Top Boy be available to stream in my region?

The following table below are the times that Top Boy season 3 will be available to stream in the different regions across the world:

Time Zone Time available to stream
Pacific Standard Time 12:00 AM
Mountain Standard Time 1:00 AM
Central Standard Time 2:00 AM
Eastern Standard Time 3:00 AM
British Summer Time 8:00 AM
Central European Time 9:00 AM
Eastern European Time 10:00 AM
India Standard Time 12:30 PM
Japan Standard Time 16:00 PM
Australian Eastern Time 18:00 PM
New Zealand Day Light Time 20:00 PM

Netflix releases all of its latest titles from Midnight PST (Pacific Standard Time). This means for anyone living in regions the other side of the world have to wait until the evening before titles are available to stream.

Are subscribers excited for the next season of Top Boy?

Will season 3 be the last we see of Top Boy?

Netflix hasn’t confirmed that season 3 will be the last, so we’ll assume no for now.

Whether or not we see any further seasons will depend on how well the third season performs when it arrives in September.

Taking into consideration how much Drake loves the series, we could see plenty more of Top Boy in the future.

Are you looking forward to the release of Top Boy season 3? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.

 Poster Rating: TV-MA
Language: English
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Ashley Walters, Kano, Micheal Ward
Season Additions:
  • - Season 3 - Final Season was added to Netflix on September 7th, 2023
  • - Season 2 was added to Netflix on March 18th, 2022
  • - Season 1 was added to Netflix on September 13th, 2019
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